Head-to-head record (all comps)

Oxford 14 wins, Shrewsbury Town 18 wins, 12 draws

League One form (last six games)

Oxford Utd: WWWWDW = 16pts

Shrewsbury Tn: WLWDWL = 10pts

Top scorers

Oxford Utd

  • James Henry 14 (10 in L1)
  • Marcus Browne 8 (5)
  • Gavin Whyte 6 (4), Jamie Mackie 6 (5), Cameron Brannagan 6 (3)

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Shrewsbury Tn

  • Fejiri Okenabirhie 15 (9)
  • Oliver Norburn 10 (8)
  • Greg Docherty 9 (6)

Last meeting

October 27, 2018: Oxford United 3, Shrewsbury Town 0


Oxford United

  • United will overtake last season’s points haul if they avoid defeat.
  • They are seven league games unbeaten – they have not gone eight league games without defeat since March-May 2015.
  • Sam Long is set for his 50th appearance, with almost half (24) coming this season.

Shrewsbury Town

  • The Shrews have an excellent home record against United and have never lost to them at the New Meadow (W4 D1 L0). Their overall home league record against the U’s is W13 D5 L1.
  • Town boss Sam Ricketts came through the youth set-up at United and made 48 appearances.
  • Tyrese Campbell is the son of former Arsenal and Everton striker Kevin Campbell.


Christopher Sarginson (Staffordshire).

  • 42 games this season (7 red cards, 125 yellows).
  • He has taken charge of two United games this season – the 4-2 defeat at Accrington Stanley in February and the 2-1 win over Portsmouth in January.